Monday, March 14, 2011

Celebrity Paychecks-From Charlie Sheen To Beyonce

PARADE'S What People Earn: Celebrity Salaries Revealed

By AOL Jobs ContributorPosted Mar 14th 2011 @ 8:02AM
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It's no secret that most celebs can't complain when it comes to their yearly earningsHow much do they actually make? Take a peek inside the paychecks of some of your favorite stars.*

Charlie Sheen
$30 million
The 'Two and a Half Men' star may have had a few bumps in the road this year, but his bank account is still intact. The actor earned $30 million in 2010. How's that for winning?

Sandra Bullock
$56 million
Although Bullock has had a tough personal year, the Oscar-winning actress has most definitely come out on top financially, pulling in $56 million from her box office hits.

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart
$27.5 million and $28.5 million
Twilight's dreamy Robert Pattinson earned $27.5 million, while his co-star and rumored off-screen love Kristen Stewart raked in an impressive $28.5 million. That should make for one memorable date night!

Oprah Winfrey
$315 million
Talk isn't cheap, after all! Talk show queen and network owner Oprah Winfrey earned $315 million.

Lady Gaga
$62 million
The 'Born This Way' singer entertained the world last year, earning a $62 million nest egg.

Dr. Phil McGraw
$80 million
Just what the doctor ordered! Dr. Phil McGraw took home $80 million from his day job.

Chelsea Handler
$19 million

The talk-show host makes audiences laugh daily, but she's laughing all the way to the bank with $19 million in her pocket.

Ryan Seacrest and Donald Trump
$51 million and $50 million
A few years ago, would you ever have guessed that Ryan Seacrest would out-earn The Donald? It's close, but Seacrest brought home $51 million, while Donald Trump earned "just" $50 million.

Beyonce and Jay-Z
$87 million and $63 million
Wonder if there's any salary competition in Beyonce and Jay Z's house? Beyonce out-earned her hubby last year, with $87 million, while Jay brought home a cool $63 million.

* Sources include Forbes, TV Guide and Vanity Fair